You're browsing the archives

From Friday 07 August 2020

In Hearts Wake – ‘Kaliyuga’

In Hearts Wake are a band that have always championed life and its sustenance, and new album ‘Kaliyuga’ is the pure embodiment of that sentiment. Following their last three records ‘Earthwalker’, ‘Skydancer’ and ‘Ark’, all of which orbit around themes of earth, wind, and water respectively, this record

Thursday 23 July 2020

The Acacia Strain – ‘Slow Decay’

A lot of bands are full of rage and anger – especially in the metal community – but you’d be hard pressed to find a band harbouring more of that disgust than The Acacia Strain. The Massachusetts bruisers have been cursing the world and everything in it for

Thursday 02 July 2020

Bury Tomorrow – ‘Cannibal’

Bury Tomorrow are one of those bands that never stop climbing. Just when you think they’ve unleashed the best record of their career, they set their sights even higher and work even harder to push themselves as musicians – and to blow you away as fans. Their

Monday 29 June 2020

Emmure – ‘Hindsight’

Emmure have undergone quite the transformation over the last few years. In late 2015, the entire instrumental section of the band left, leaving vocalist Frankie Palmeri to front a band with no members. Unwilling to let the band fade away, Palmeri quickly found new recruits – former

Monday 22 June 2020

Make Them Suffer – ‘How To Survive A Funeral’

A few years ago, Make Them Suffer would’ve been a name that you associated with deathcore or death metal. The Aussie quintet quickly rose to prominence, largely due to the uncontrollable rage and punishment that was confined in their music, which they very slowly and smoothly began to evolve

Thursday 18 June 2020

INTERVIEW: Bleed From Within

Wednesday 17 June 2020

Protest The Hero – ‘Palimpsest’

Protest The Hero is a name we haven’t seen in a little while, but for a very understandable reason. During a world tour celebrating the ten year anniversary of their second record ‘Fortress’, front man Rody Walker blew out his voice and his worst nightmare became a

Friday 05 June 2020

Currents – ‘The Way It Ends’

Connecticut bruisers Currents are back with their brand new album ‘The Way It Ends’. Eagerly anticipated after the success of their fierce 2017 debut ‘The Place I Feel Safest’ and the ominous 2018 EP ‘I Let The Devil In’, the new album takes their brand of death-infused

Thursday 04 June 2020

The Ghost Inside – ‘The Ghost Inside’

Five years ago, The Ghost Inside went through hell. During their USA Locals Only Tour, giving local up-and-coming artists an incredible opportunity to share a stage with them, their tour bus fatally collided with a tractor-trailer. The devastating collision tore both vehicles to shreds, taking the lives

Monday 01 June 2020

END – ‘Splinters From An Ever-Changing Face’

Unpredictable, unrelenting, crushing, frightening – these are just some of the words that you could use to describe how END sound. For those new to the party, they’re one of extreme music’s most recent supergroups, comprising members of bands from every corner of the heavy community including